Research

CULTURE


The Hidden Value of Organizational Health and How to Capture It

We're more convinced than ever that sustained organizational health is one of the most powerful assets a company can build. 

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LEADERSHIP


Decoding Leadership: What Really Matters

Over 90 percent of CEOs are already planning to increase investment in leadership development because they see it as the single most important human-capital issue their organizations face.

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Great Managers Can Fix Broken Performance Management Systems

Globally, companies are scrambling to re-engineer their performance management processes -- but many of these initiatives have the wrong priorities.

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Leadership in Context

Effective situational leadership adapts to changes by identifying and marshaling the kinds of behavior needed to transition a company from its present state to a stronger, healthier one.

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Design


Revisiting the Matrix Organization

Gallup and McKinsey findings underscore how important it is for executives and line managers to address the role ambiguity that's all too common in matrix organizations. 

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Agility, It Rhymes with Stability:

Why do established companies struggle to become more agile? No small part of the difficulty comes from a false trade-off: the assumption by executives that they must choose between much-needed speed and flexibility, on the one hand, and the stability and scale inherent in fixed organizational structures and processes, on the other.

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TALENT


Power to the New People Analytics

The latest data and analytics buzz comes from the field of advanced HR analytics, where the application of new techniques and new thinking to talent management is becoming more mainstream.

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What's More Important: Talent or Engagement

In the quest to maximize performance, businesspeople and academics have asked Gallup, "What's more important -- people's natural fit with a role or how engaged they are in their job?"

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Companies Are Missing Opportunities for Growth and Revenue

Researchers have made huge strides in understanding human behavior and motivation over the past decade. But few businesses are actually applying these discoveries to finding -- and keeping -- star employees.

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